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Rapid Deployment & Strategies for launching a browser extension  

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11:15 AM Saturday
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RelateIQ's Chrome extension provides contextual information and productivity features inside Gmail, in order to seamlessly provide CRM access and enhance users' email workflow. Since the launch, we have delivered 10+ features in the Chrome extension in one year to become one of the highest engagement product. In this talk, we will cover the basics of a Chrome extension, deep-diving on the "read receipts" feature, and how we architected RelateIQ Chrome extension to enable rapid deployment and code-sharing. All these lessons can be transferred to startups launching a browser extension client.

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Keven Wang

Keven Wang is a Senior Member of Technical Staff at RelateIQ, where he leads the Chrome extension project, building it from zero into the fastest-growing client at RelateIQ. On this journey, Keven architected Chrome extension to enable rapid deployment and code-sharing with RelateIQ's web-app client using AngularJS. Keven has delivered 10+ features in Chrome extension in 12 months, leveraging backend infrastructure on email / calendar sync (IMAP, Google Calendar API) and push notifications (Google Cloud Messaging). Keven joined RelateIQ in 2013, prior to its acquisition by Salesforce in 2014.
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